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ladies took center stage in campaign 2012. michele obama addressed delegates at the democratic national convention in charlotte, north carolina. >> she made the pitch for the president personal telling americans they can trust her husband. susan mcginnis has more. >> reporter: michele obama had everyone on the convention floor on their feet. >> i love michele obama. i love her. >> reporter: some had tears in their eyes as mrs. obama spoke passionately about her husband. >> i have seen firsthand that being president doesn't change who you are. no, it reveals who you are. >> reporter: she says this president is a man whose upbringing and family values means he'll look out for all americans. >> whether it comes to rebuilding our economy, barack obama is thinking about folks like my dad and like his grandmother. that's why he cuts taxes for working families and small businesses and fought to get the auto industry back on its feet. >> reporter: while the first lady stayed mostly away from politics, keynote speaker julian castro dove right in. he got the crowd here fired up when he answered t
. >> reporter: good morning. well, aside from michelle obama and maybe former president clinton, last night the vice president was the most effective character witness for the president. joe biden used his ring side seat over the last four years why he thinks myrnot the best man for the job. he did it talking about mitt romney's views on two key issues. what he would have done when it came to capturing bin laden and saving the auto industry? >> i think that he saw it the bain way. i think he saw it in terms of balance sheets and write-offs. folks, the bain way, may bring your firm the highest profits. but it is not the qua to lead our country from the highest office. >> he was asked about bin laden in 2007, here's what he said -- he said it's not worth moving had heaven and earth and spending billions of dollars just to catch one person. if you understood that america's heart had to be healed, you would have done exactly what the president did. you would move heaven and earth to hunt him down. >> and president barack obama went after his opponent in a more subtle way, talking about mitt ro
mitt romney will speak at van dyke park in fairfax. this afternoon first lady michele obama seen here with the president at arlington national cemetery tuesday will greet supporters at the university of mary washington in fredricksburg. >>> there's a new report that finds gulf coast is growing more vulnerable. americans wetland foundation submitted 30 ideas for saving the coastline to congress and the white house. those proposals include using dredging material from the mississippi river to rebuild the shoreline. >>> and starting monday, you'll know just how many calories are in those big macs and large fries. mcdonald's is going to put calorie counts on its restaurant drive-threw men -- drive thru menus. mcdonald's getting a big jump on the competition with that. >>> it's thought of as a smoker's disease but now more than half of all lung cancer diagnoses are nonsmoke e. 160,000 deaths a year, lung cancer remains by far america's top cancer killer. it may be time to rethink about who gets it. i'm joined by survivor joey smith. he's right here and i have the longevity foundation presi
a little bumper sticker for you. osama bin laden is dead and general motors is alive. >> first lady michele owe bam pa will take the podium tonight -- obama will take the proceedup tonight. while she remains popular, polls show her husband is in danger of losing north carolina, a state he won in 2008. >>> students in d.c. and maryland returned to school last month. today is the first day most students in northern virginia start the 2012, 2013 school year. 9 news now reporter kristin fisher is live in lorton where the buses will be rolling into a brand new school this morning. good morning, kristin. >> reporter: that's right. they'll be rolling in just over two hours. the opening bell here at south county middle school, a brand new building. opening bell is right around 7:55. so this is the end of summer and the end of this easier commute that we've gotten used to. as we've been saying all morning, this is terrible traffic tuesday. what that means is that overnight the traffic in the d.c. area has spiked 26%. now, that 26% increase means that the average commute is going to jump from 20.4 mi
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